Monthly Archives: September 2011

SCOM Monitoring Using a Scripted Database Query

I recently had a request to write some code that would enable System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 (SCOM) to perform a database query against a SQL database and then evaluate the result to determine if various systems were healthy. The first … Continue reading

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IIS 7.5 and .NET Framework 4 – Installation order does matter

1. The Issue The MSDN documentation ( ASP.NET IIS Registration Tool ) states the following about installing .NET Framework 4 together with IIS 7.5: The .NET Framework 4 can be installed side-by-side with previous versions of the .NET Framework on a … Continue reading

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CentOS (Linux Distribution)

CentOS is a linux distribution that tries to be 100% binary compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. CentOS takes the freely available RedHat Enterprise Linux sourcecode (not the binaries), removes trademark and branding information that identifies it as a Red Hat product, then … Continue reading

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